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Arnold Lupton F.G.S., consulting engineer (Mining), Tinsley Park Colliery Co., Ltd., and Shirebrook Colliery, Ltd., 7, Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. (1922)
1847 Born in Whitby
1863 Articled to Woodhouse and Jeffcock, civil and mining engineers
1867 Went into practice on his own account as a Consulting Engineer in Chesterfield
Employed by the Royal Coal Commission to prepare maps, sections and estimates showing each seam of coal and the acreage and tonnage got and remaining to get in the counties of Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in each seam; also gave evidence as to the temperature of deep mines.
1869 Started managing a colliery (Highfield Colliery, Oakerthorpe).
1874 Started using electrical signals and for blasting underground
Resident Engineer and Manager, Bettisfield Colliery.
1877 Member of Inst Mech Engineers
1878-9 Professor of Coal Mining, Leeds University
1878-98 Professor of Mining Engineering, Yorkshire College.
Sank pit through quicksand by pneumatic process
Manager and Consulting Engineer of the Manston, New Hall, Fieldhouse, and Rock Collieries.
Obtained leases for and projected, designed and executed as Engineer and Managing Director the works of Shirebrook Colliery, Ltd.
Projected and obtained Acts of Parliament for Yorkshire Electric Power and for Derby and Nottingham Electric Power.
1897 Installed 150hp electrical plant at Shirebrook Colliery
1900 Installed 150hp electrical plant at Tinsley Park Colliery
1901 Arnold Lupton 54, mining engineer, employer, lived in Leeds with Jessie Lupton 41
1901 Member of IEE
1906-10 Member of Parliament.
1911 Arnold Lupton 64, mining engineer, lived in Westminster with Jessie Lupton 51
Awarded prize by International Commission for development of Niagara Water Power, electrically and pneumatically.
Projected new works of Tinsley Park Colliery, Ltd. Obtained leases for Yorkshire Main Colliery, Ltd., Maltby Main Colliery, Ltd., Harworth Main Colliery, Ltd.
Chairman of the Yorkshire Power Co.
1930 Died in London